Angela's Story


A communications professional specialising in content writing for print and digital media. With a background in public policy and corporate communications, I bring a strategic approach to short and long-form media, producing engaging copy for target audiences across various platforms.

Interested in the person behind the pen? Read on.

-- Foundation

After graduating with degrees in arts, law and public policy I worked for State Government, landing a coveted spot on the graduate trainee program and rising through  the policy adviser ranks. Along the way I honed my writing skills through briefings, correspondence, budget papers and a thousand entertaining emails.

-- Twist
in the road

A pause to grow children shifted the focus for a while. My skills and education found purpose in sports administration, property negotiations and witty notes to the teacher. But I continued to play with words, making our accountant giggle with my tax queries, and wondered how I could parlay my bon mots into something useful.

-- Back
on track

So I enrolled at university again, learning how to harness social media and text with two thumbs. And be a journalist. My natural curiosity and love of learning took me to the top of the class. I embraced active voice and discovered regular yarning with the butcher had made me a great interviewer.

-- Now

I’m a writer for hire now, enjoying the fruits of my education and finding new markets for my skills. I write for print and online, anywhere people value grammar, spelling, storytelling and a dry wit. I’ve found highly developed listening skills and an unswerving work ethic are in high demand. Who knew.

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Read these personal chapters for more insights and a taste of my writing.

More than lines on a map

An essay about family, place and a nagging obsession with photography.
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How a political prisoner got me out of the laundry

It’s unlikely Peter Greste thought he could help anyone from his Egyptian prison cell in 2014. Convicted of spreading false news and aiding the banned Muslim Brotherhood, Greste was holed-up in a room 4m by 5m with two colleagues waiting to appeal his seven-year sentence. Back in Australia, this mother-of three on the creaky side…
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Tech troubles

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